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Young Americans reinvent spirituality and religion

Young adults in the US are increasingly likely to identify with more than one religious or spiritual tradition. One in five college students who responded to a recent Student Health 101 survey considered themselves multifaith, meaning...
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Mind & body: A broader look at disordered eating

Rate this article and enter to winIn how many ways can eating be disordered? Anorexia and bulimia are familiar terms, and you might have heard of binge eating disorder. What about orthorexia, rumination disorder,...
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Let’s talk sex: 3 steps for keeping it safer

Rate this article and enter to winSex is a part of many college students’ lives. Whether you are currently sexually active or not, understanding the risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases...
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The social WEB: Pros and cons of online connections

Rate this article and enter to winThere is a statistic that says 4.8 billion people own a cell phone, but only 4.2 billion own a toothbrush. While the validity of this statement may be...
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Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you been worried about a friend, roommate, or classmate who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Joining a college campus means joining a community—and...
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The art of active listening

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of lectures, effective listening is a crucial skill to have. But when else do you need to be opening your...
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Don’t panic: How to get a hold of your anxiety

Rate this article and enter to winGot a lot on your plate? Feeling overwhelmed? Some worry is normal, but if your anxiety is persistent, overwhelming, and includes a dread of everyday situations, it’s time...
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Boost your body confidence: Strategies to improve your self-image

Rate this article and enter to winDeveloping an awareness of your body and caring for it with regular physical activity, nutritious food, and enough sleep can help you stay healthy. But young adults are...
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Swipe or no swipe?: 5 practical tips for using credit cards

Rate this article and enter to winWhen the cashier asked Lindsey M., a recent graduate of Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, if she wanted to apply for a credit card and receive 10...
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Keep your weekend busy…but free

Rate this article and enter to winAs students, we’re constantly told to save, manage, and budget our money. There are so many things that can get in the way of doing so, but the...